School of Social Work

MSW Low-Residency Course Sequence

Low-Residency MSW Program Course Sequence

(All courses are delivered online and most have 2-3 face-to-face meetings per semester)

Year 1

 Summer 2019

Blended MSW Program Orientation (short course module)


SWO 501: Multicultural SW


SWO 502: Human Behavior I

Fall 2019

SWO 552:  Human Behavior II


SWO 505:  Research I


Elective Option*

Spring 2020

SWO 504: Social Welfare Policy I


SWO 605: Research II


Elective Option*

Year 2

Summer 2020

SWO 652:  Research III


Elective Option*

Fall 2020

SWO 503:  Social Work Practice I


SWO 554:  Fieldwork & Seminar I


Elective Option*

Spring 2021

SWO 553:  Social Work Practice II


SWO 555:  Fieldwork & Seminar II


Elective Option*

Year 3

Summer 2021

SWO 604:  Social Welfare Policy II


Elective Option*

Fall 2021

SWO 603:  Social Work Practice w/Groups


SWO 654:  Fieldwork & Seminar III


Elective Option*

Spring 2022

SWO 651: Social Work Practice with Individuals & Families


SWO 655:  Fieldwork & Seminar IV


Elective Option*

*All students must take three electives and these can be taken at any time after the initial  summer session.  Electives are offered each semester including summer, so students can choose when they take their (3) electives.